School of Kinesiology and Health Science

Kinesiology and Health Science is the study of human movement and the relationship between physical activity and health. This exciting and innovative program at York University provides students the opportunity to pursue many sub-fields including physiology, anatomy, health, sport administration, health psychology, and athletic therapy in preparation for a career in health and rehabilitation, fitness, recreation, sports industries, research, or teaching.

Our Vision:
Canada’s leading academic centre for knowledge creation, integration, and dissemination about physical activity and its importance for human health, health science and society.

In achieving this vision we will be known for: Innovative research, inspiring students through excellence in teaching, and leadership on the health implications of physical activity and inactivity.

Ten York University professors awarded prestigious CFI research awards

Ten York University professors awarded prestigious CFI research awards

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Ten professors at York University are among a national class of researchers to receive funding throu…
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1 day agoTen York University professors awarded prestigious CFI research awards
Seven York University researchers receive Early Researcher Award

Seven York University researchers receive Early Researcher Award

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Seven researchers from York University have each received funds through the Ontario government’s Ear…
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2 weeks agoSeven York University researchers receive Early Researcher Award
York’s Kinesiology and Health Science program best in Canada, new rankings report

York’s Kinesiology and Health Science program best in Canada, new rankings report

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York University’s Kinesiology and Health Science program in the Faculty of Health is the best in Can…
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3 weeks agoYork’s Kinesiology and Health Science program best in Canada, new rankings report
Prof. Sherry Grace’s research informs Heart & Stroke Health Report

Prof. Sherry Grace’s research informs Heart & Stroke Health Report

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Women’s hearts are victims of a system ill-equipped to diagnose, treat and support them, according t…
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2 months agoProf. Sherry Grace’s research informs Heart & Stroke Health Report
Faculty of Health professors earn awards for teaching, research and service

Faculty of Health professors earn awards for teaching, research and service

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Three professors at York University have been recognized for their contributions to teaching, resear…
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4 months agoFaculty of Health professors earn awards for teaching, research and service
TTC emergency simulation offered unprecedented experience for York U students

TTC emergency simulation offered unprecedented experience for York U students

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The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) held an emergency exercise Oct. 25 at the York University Stati…
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5 months agoTTC emergency simulation offered unprecedented experience for York U students
York’s Faculty of Health welcomes several new faculty members this fall

York’s Faculty of Health welcomes several new faculty members this fall

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York University’s Faculty of Health welcomes 10 faculty this fall. Some faculty members are new to Y…
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6 months agoYork’s Faculty of Health welcomes several new faculty members this fall
Kinesiology and Health Science students are key players in adaptive skating program

Kinesiology and Health Science students are key players in adaptive skating program

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For Stephanie Bowerman, a faculty member in the School of Kinesiology & Health Science, her thir…
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6 months agoKinesiology and Health Science students are key players in adaptive skating program
York research shows Canadian women opting out of hormone therapy

York research shows Canadian women opting out of hormone therapy

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Canadian women using hormone therapy (HT) treatments to manage the symptoms of menopause are recorde…
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7 months agoYork research shows Canadian women opting out of hormone therapy
First-year health students score big at Destination Graduation event

First-year health students score big at Destination Graduation event

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The School of Kinesiology and Health Science, in York University’s Faculty of Health, welcomed more…
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7 months agoFirst-year health students score big at Destination Graduation event

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